Picked up a set of broken DVD players off eBay last week, which arrived yesterday. I’ve pulled one of them apart and soldered some wires to the drive motor today. Pleased to say that even though I have no soldering skills what-so-ever, I’ve now been able to create a working z-axis for my Phoenix 3d Read more about Soldering on[…]
I’ve been sitting patiently, waiting for my LixPen to arrive. That being the case, I’ve not been on the look out for other hand held 3d printing projects. This means I’ve missed this project. Earlier this year, Vimal Patel posted this blog about his Lego filament doodler project. I have to say I’m very impressed Read more about LEGO Based 3Doodler[…]
Someone reckons they have finally figured out how to do 3d Printing in a vacuum. The next step, 3d printing in the cold vacuum of space. An organization called Made In Space has announced that they’ve made a breakthrough in 3D printing within a vacuum. Source: This New Printer Works in the Lonely Vacuum of Read more about 3d Printing, in Spaaaaaaace![…]
I was catching up on some tech blogs the morning and found this video on 3D printing. I’m seriously impressed with the way 3D printing is moving forward. It’s no longer a quirky garage project, or a specialist industry. 3D printing is becoming a affordable way of home manufacturing.